The table below looks at the statistics for OSSEC skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSSEC over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OSSEC
Rank 910 975 997
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +22
Permanent jobs citing OSSEC 1 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.005% 0.003%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.012% 0.073% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% +75.00%
UK excluding London median salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
8449 8179 8081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.63% 7.46% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6878 6530 6486
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

OSSEC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OSSEC as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

OSSEC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OSSEC
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSSEC within the UK.

OSSEC Salary Trend in the UK

OSSEC
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSSEC within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 1 £65,000 +23.80% 5
England +30 1 £65,000 +23.80% 5

OSSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing OSSEC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OSSEC.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) Nagios
4 10 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) Citrix
5 8 (53.33%) SAN
5 8 (53.33%) JBoss
5 8 (53.33%) Tomcat
5 8 (53.33%) LDAP
5 8 (53.33%) Kerberos
6 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
6 7 (46.67%) Snort
6 7 (46.67%) Docker
6 7 (46.67%) Microservices
6 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
6 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
6 7 (46.67%) DevOps
7 6 (40.00%) Kafka
8 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 5 (33.33%) SELinux
8 5 (33.33%) VCE vBlock
8 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
8 5 (33.33%) ATG
8 5 (33.33%) Password Management
8 5 (33.33%) NAS
8 5 (33.33%) Ruby
8 5 (33.33%) WebSphere

OSSEC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) JBoss
1 8 (53.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (33.33%) Resin
2 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) Kerberos
2 8 (53.33%) LDAP
2 8 (53.33%) SAN
3 5 (33.33%) NAS
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (20.00%) SSL
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Kafka
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (33.33%) VCE vBlock
3 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Solaris
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps
1 7 (46.67%) Microservices
2 5 (33.33%) Password Management
3 4 (26.67%) Disruptive Innovation
3 4 (26.67%) Machine Learning
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) High Availability
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 5 (33.33%) PHP
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (20.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) Docker
2 7 (46.67%) Snort
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) Nagios
2 7 (46.67%) Kubernetes
3 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 5 (33.33%) SELinux
4 3 (20.00%) Ansible
4 3 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Citrix
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) ATG
2 5 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (20.00%) Brocade
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) SaltStack
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago